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The specialist international beekeeping organisation

Bees for Development Trust

Bees for Development’s work, providing information and education is made possible with funds raised by Bees for Development Trust, a Charity registered in the UK. Bees for Development Trust receives support from many people: beekeepers and individuals, associations, groups and companies, and organises fund raising events. Bees for Development Trust is the working title of The Troy Trust UK Charity No 1078803.



We have six Patrons who champion our work and support our fundraising events.

Monty Don

Baroness Anita Gale

Martha Kearney

Professor Tom Seeley

Sting, Gordon Sumner CBE

Bill Turnbull



We have six Trustees who are responsible for good governance and financial probity.

Paul Smith – Chairman

Robert Spencer – Treasurer

Suzie Shaw – Secretary

Ole Hertz

Peter Kenworthy

Gladstone Solomon

email us: or call us in the UK: +44 (0)1600 714848

Bees for Development Trust is the working title of The Troy Trust, Registered Charity 1078803
Registered Address: 1 Agincourt Street, Monmouth, NP25 3DZ, UK
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